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    September 27, 2010
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well temperatures will be hot. but there they be in record setting territory. >> why san quentin can now be the only entity that can stop wednesday's scheduled execution. >> some new public documents could raise safety concerns about pg&e and pipelines. >> the obama administration wants to make it easier for the government to eavesdrop on your email. "mornings on 2" begins now. >> complete bay area news coverage starts right now. this is ktvu mornings on two. >> morning to you. welcome to "mornings on 2", i'm dave clark. >> i'm torrey recampbell. monday, september 27th, the first full week of fall, it seems a lot like summer, steve, how hot will it get. >> going to get hot for some. 70s and 80s there. inland 90s and 10 0's, sunrise over the big city, 59 already out towards bay point and
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temperatures ... 100 degrees. what about any records? it's possible. mountain view's photographed high is 92, the photographed high of 099, the record is 97, not san francisco, it would have to hit 92, oakland 92, the record is 103, 1963, torrey re. >> all right. thank you steve. there is a new effort to block california's first execution in nearly 5 years, convicted murderer albert greenwood brown is set to die 1:00 a.m. wednesday in the newly renovated death chamber. craig devro is outside the prison with an update on the case. good morning craig. >> reporter: good morning tori. it would be the first execution in five years, if all apeoples are exhausted, the prison is the only one to stop it. that is because the judge has
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either given the prison the decision to comply with or accept the decision they have come up with now. he is scheduled to die at 1:00 a.m. wednesday. he was sentenced to death back in 1982 for the rape and murder of a 15-year-old riverside girl. according to the district attorney down there brown pulled the girl into an orange grove and strangled her with her own shoe laces. in the come days and weeks e for meanted the girl's family with a series of phone calls. during one he told her he would never see her again and would call her back later to tell her where the body can be found. they will ask the marin court for a stay of the execution. they say the reasons for the changes aren't documented and comments made at hearings were not addressed. yesterday brown missed a 12 noon deadline to choose between a 1-drug execution and a three- drug execution, the judge said he komen mice the risk of a severe pain by choose
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agriculture sedative-only execution. >> we don't know for sure what the significance of this is because we're in uncharted legal territory right now but i would assume that he made no choice the protocol in place would be the one that would apply for the one set on wednesday. >> understate law the department of crepes said it would use a three-drug procedure in regulations they spent years creating. those regulations have force of law and so judge fogel is saying you can either have your rights unthe constitution protected and understate law protected but not both. it's completely unfair. >> reporter: the same judge, judge jeremy fogel, was the one who halted executions in california in 2006. it claimed procedures for the three drug cocktail aimed at killing the condemned was not clear, and the death chamber was too dimly lit to monitor the procedure. but the judge is now allowing
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the executions to proceed because of a supreme court ruling in 2008 which upheld lethal injections in the state of kentucky and because ohio and washington state have been using 1-drug executions for the past year with no reported problems. that even as fogel presides over a lawsuit challenging the same procedure. brown has filed an appeal with the ninth circuit court. what they plan to do if all stays of execution fail. craig devro, san quentin, ktvu news. we'll continue to follow this story during the next two hours of mornings on two. you can get updates any time by going to our channel 2 web site and clicking on the death row tab near the top of the page. >> time now 7:04. well new this morning pg&e has reported democrats line leaks at a rate a lot higher than the other pipeline operators around the country. those records show pg&e has reported 38 leaks near population centers or
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environmentally sensitive areas just since 2004. that's more than six times the average leak rate for the nation's six other large pipeline operators. also this earning month, congress with man jackie spear will go back to the san brown oh pipeline disaster zone to reveal her pipeline safety plan, under her plan pipelines running through earthquake zones and densely populated areas would have to have automatic or remote controlled shut off valves. the federal legislation would also force pipeline operators to contact all property owners who live within 2000 feet of a gas pipeline. well the obama administration wants new regulations to help eavesdrop on communications. why the government wants new technology to allow online wiretaps? good morning allison. map map. >> good morning to you dave. the bottom line is that
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communications technology is now getting so sophisticated the government spies are struggling to keep up. as more people communicate online instead of by phone the feds say their ability to wiretap criminal and terrorism suspects is going dark. so the new york times reports today the obama administration is going to ask congress to okay legislation that will make it easier for the government to eavesdrop on internet and email communications like social networking sites and blackberries. it wants all online services technically equipped to comply with a wiretap order. internet privacy groups say the change, the new rules, would have huge implications and impacts, the future of technology. but the feds say it is a national security imperative. it's a debate we'll see likely play out in congress next year. >> reporting live in washington, d.c., allison burns, ktvu, channel 2 news.
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>> thank you allison. it is 7:06. we may hear details today of the state budget deal worked out by governor schwarzenegger and legislative leaders. the big five stayed quiet over the weekend about negotiations but last thursday they said they had reached a tentative agreement. the group has been meeting in the governor's southern california office. they said they'd be back in sacramento today to unveil the details. soon as we get those details we'll pass them on. >> sure will. time is 7:06. sal has all the details about our commute already. how are we looking. >> getting those details, not a lot of crashes or stalled vehicles, but slow traffic in spots and the traffic is going to be busy on 580 westbound as you head out to the livermore valley because of an earlier accident. this is a problem at has yen data drive at 580. moving along to live pictures, traffic is going to be okay if you are driving on north and southbound 880.
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no major problems, traffic continues to move an along well here, at the toll plaza crowded, 25 minute delay with no issues. here is steve. >> thank you sir. a little bit of fog out on the coast. mainly going parallel the coast. not making any push inland and temperatures inland, things are very still, very quiet, it's going to be a hot day. a little north wind at the -- that's the napa airport, north at 3, everyone else calm. when sfo is calm, oakland and fairfield, that tells you there is absolutely zero sea breeze, we're going to be warm to hot and it won't take long. everybody, including almost every reporting station, clear and calm. the coast, a little bit of fog, 70s and 80s, inland 100, a slam dunk there, the fog will flirt with the fog, fire danger goes up even though we don't have much of a breeze, just a big high pressure and it has been working out and building and coming in and it's really sending everything way to the north. sunny necessary to warm to hot.
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70s, 80s, 90s, 10 0's. there will be sun on the coast, vassal low, san francisco will go for a high of 84, saturday 91, yesterday 80, a little warmer today. but there could be anywhere from the 70s to the mid-80s in the city due to the proximity of the coast. 82 and our high today 102, target forecast today gilroy. 5 degrees warmer than sunday morning, very warm air alost. one reason why that fog is so shallow and only on the coast, can't go anywhere else, so much resistance. pleasanton mid-50s, vallejo as 59 degrees, 35 up in tahoe, 51 you kai a, cool for some but down in southern california it is already 86 in palm springs, 115 down there. you key see that's a big high as it builds up into seattle and also vancouver. sunday cooler for the coast. today we keep it close to the same, slightly warmer because
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the high is building in. around the bay, 90s, and inland. not a problem seeing 90s to 100. hot away. 10 0's concord, san ramon, livermore, fairfield, vacaville. up to morgan hill down to gilroy, 90s on the peninsula, five-day forecast, are you there? i guess it's too hot so he is taking the day off. cooler toward the end of the week torrey. >> okay. we'll look for the later forecast. an unusual rescue took place on the delta. the coast guard received a call about two stranded jet skiers. seaweed had disabled their engines near bethel island near oakley. it was tricky to determine their location because it was dark. they ended up paddling to bethel island and were pick up there by a rescue boat. they were a little cold but unharmed. >> all right. well they are not free yet,
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but families of those two uc grad still held in iran have reason to be a little more hopeful this morning. an army reservist just published this book about fighting in afghanistan t pentagon bought thousands of copies but not because they liked it so much. and a big gift for a local school district. a specific goal to help students.
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good morning, 7:13 own what is shaping up to be a hot morning. 70s and 80s, but inland 90s and 100? time now 7:13, a 6.1 earthquake just rocked iran.
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iranian seismologists say it hit a remote mountain area, no word yet of any damage or injuries but rescue teams are headed to that area now. 7 years ago a 6.3 magnitude quake killed 31,000 people and destroyed the historic city of bam. effort continue this morning to try to win release of the two remaining uc berkeley grad still detained in iran. a delegation from nearby oman is expected to visit iran to fight for the release of shane bauer and josh fattal. officials in iran were a key player in getting sarah shourd released earlier this month. the pentagon bought and destroyed all 10,000 copies of "operation dark heart" because it revealed military secrets. the book was written by an army reserve officer about his special ops mission in afghanistan. the publisher has since changed
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sensitive information and is printing a second edition of the book. time now 7:14. this morning president obama outlined his ideas for improving public education in america including his support for a longer school year. ktvu's pam cook is in our newsroom with more on what the president said. so what did you think pam? >> reporter: pretty interesting. in a television interview this morning the president didn't say exactly how much longer the school year should be but he did say that u.s. constitutions attend classes on average about a month less than children in most other advanced countries. the president also says money alone can't solve the problems schools. the president called on teacher unions to be part of the problems in schools. he says unions have often been resistant to change and try to protect their members. the president also says that the message to unions is that they can't defend a status quo in which a third of students
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are dropping out. and president obama all is said teachers who are identified as under performing should be given the chance and the training to improve. and if, after that, they are still not serving students well, he says they should be removed from the classroom. reporting live in the newsroom, i'm pam cook, let's go back over to dave. >> okay pam, thank you. also this morning the san francisco school district will get a $1 million gift from the bill and melinda gates foundation with more money to follow in the next two years. the money will help pay for programs to prepare students for college and also encourage them to get their college degrees. san francisco is one of four cities in the nation to receive this money. the gates foundation is handing out the grants to cities that have strong cooperation throughout their public schools and with the colleges. 7:16. as the two candidates for california governor get ready for their first debate tomorrow a new poll shows democrat jerry brown with a narrow lead over republican meg whitman.
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the los angeles times poll found that 49% of likely voters said they would support brown compared to 44% for whitman. again the first debate between candidates brown and whitman takes plays tomorrow evening, you can watch it exclusively on ktvu starting 6:00 p.m. a leading eh way safety group will not join the campaign for a total ban on using the cell phone at least for now. the governor's highway safety association was considering calling for a ban on all cell phone use while anne the highway. that would include hands-free cell phones as well. members were alarmed by a major new study showing fatal accidents tied to cell phones have soared in recent years. but the group is doubting that a total ban could actually be enforced. also new this morning, the multimillionaire owner of the company that makes the segue has died in an accident involving one of those two-
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wheeled transport terse. police in northern ireland -- england say 62-year-old james hassell bin was pulled from the river wharf yesterday apparently after going over a cliff. the segue was found nearby. hezbollah elton purchased the new hampton based segue company last december. south korea an car maker hyundai is recalling 140,000 sonata sedans sold in the u.s. because of a problem with the steering system. many 2011 model year cars have a defective connection in the steering column. they'll inspect the parts and replace the power steering software for free. owners will start receiving post cards about the problem starting next month. this morning southwest airlines said it is expanding into lots of new markets but it is going to cost $1.4 billion, the discount carrier is buying airtran which mostly serves the
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east coast. southwest executives say the deal gives the airline more access to major markets including new york city and boston as well as into airports where it does not operate right now. earlier this morning uni lever announced it is paying $1.7 billion to buy the culver company. it includes knock sema, trey acceptable may, is a good fit for the personal care line. they make under the dove and other panels. a panel appointed by president obama will begin a 2 take meeting today. the presidential oil spill commission will look at several things including the controversial use of chemical disperse ants, a moratorium on deep water drilling and how the government officials responded to that oil spill disaster. 7:19. a levee in wisconsin is on the verge of collapse and many nearby residents have evacuated
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their homes. the wiz river is cresting this mornings about 4 feet over the flood level and the levy is leaking enough water that it has flooded a major roadway into the town of portage. the river is swollen because of thunderstorms last week but the water is expected to reseed by wednesday. many evacuated up til the water goes down. the first of three rescue capsules arrived at a mine where 03 miners are trapped underground. the so-called phoenix capsule is designed to hold one miner at a time and just naturere enough to be brought back up through ans cape tunnel. the government hopes to free the minors by early november. boy, it was a very hard landing and a cell phone camera caught it all. >> that's down, stay down. >> look at this. we'll tell you what emergency the pilot had to overcome that caused a big scare for dozens
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of passengers. >> cal train is doing something important to save lives. it's part of a local effort and a national study to prevent suicide. good morning. if you're driving on northbound 101 you're going to see some slow traffic as you drive up to the 880 interchange. we'll tell you more about the morning commute and the bay weather straight ahead. >> announcer: excused channel 2 news at 5.
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our state is in a real mess. and i'm not going to give you any phony plans or snappy slogans that don't go anywhere. we have to make some tough decisions. we have to live within our means. we have got to take the power from the state capitol and move it down to the local level, closer to the people.
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and no new taxes, without voter approval. we have got to pull together not as republicans or as democrats but as californians first. at this stage in my life, i'm prepared to do exactly that. it is 7:22, cal train flashes to update suicide prevention signs along its tracks as part of a new study. they'll put up 250 now signs along a 10-mile stretch that includes mountain view, palo alto. calls to the phone number on the signs will be tracked to see if they help prevent suicides. they'll replace an older set of signs with ones that use the word "suicide." one problem, some only have
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numbers. 11 people committed suicide on cal train tracks last year. >> if you get nervous on planes this won't help. some scary moments on a plane forced to make an emergency landing in new york. >> that's the voice of a flight attendant. look out the window. this is cell phone video taken by one of the passengers, sparks flew out side the window as that plane slammed into the runway at identifiable international aircraft. the flight diverted to jfk was headed to white plains from atlanta. the wings actually scraped across the runway bouncing along there. that delta flight was operated by atlantic southeast airlines which says faulty landing gear was to blame but you can hear the passengers applauding. >> a lot of relief and applause when they landed safely. yoo, that's certainly good news. 7:24. let's check in with sal castaneda where he is going to
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be telling us about south bay getting slow again. sal. >> traffic is very slow on northbound getting up to highway 17, northbound 17, traffic is busy as well, coming down through campbell and getting up to the airport and 101 is slowing down approaching 880. also this morning we're looking at the community if you are driving out to the westbound 24 corridor, our 680 southbound, slowed to walnut creek a little bit, 24 through lafayette is getting busy. no reported delays right now on b.a.r.t. we keep checking in with them. and this morning's commute westbound, if you are driving there soon you should expect a 20 to 25 minute delay. williams you get onto the bridge it's okay into the city. here is steve. >> all right sal. thank you. except right by the coast it is clear, sunny beginning to warm up, warm to hot today, just the way it is. does look like the hottest day of the week. temperatures near record highs today down toward the peninsula
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and the south bay. the only breeze we can find is the napa airport a little north at 3. really not much in the way of any wind, guy high pressure, sfo calm, oakland calm, fairfield calm, no sea breeze coming from over san pablo bay out over the delta, you can see the big high pressure system coming in. temperatures if you thought sunday was hot, will even be hotter today. santa rosa 100, 84 in san francisco after yesterday's 80, four warmer than yesterday. san jose from 91 to 99. 58 in san francisco right now, upper 50s for many, except santa rosa and napa rights at 50. they have to double their low to get their high. don't see that very often but one of those days where the high pressure looks like it is going to win out. nice by the coast. hot away. patchy fog shallow but some of that could be very thick in spots especially on highway 1, otherwise okay over there still temperatures tomorrow will be
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hot inland but not as much. a cooling trend wednesday and that takes us to the end of the week. dave and tori. >> all right. thank you steve. 7:26. the hot weather is sparking concerns about fire danger and power outage. what is being done this morning to help prevent any more problems. >> also, this could be a sad day for those who like happy meals and one bay area city, we'll bring you reaction from mcdonalds in a live report.
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good morning, 7:29 on a monday that's going to be hot for many. maybe record highs, san francisco looking for 80s for downtown san francisco but 90s and 10 0's on this spare the air monday tori. >> all right. those high temperatures are causing some serious problems, did cause some serious problems around the bay area this weekend. ktvu's paul chambers is in hayward with a look at what's being done this morning to prevent fires and power outages. morning paul. >> reporter: good morning tori, now some people living here in hayward and castro valley had some headaches over the weekend and once the agency is bringing in more workers because of the heat. here in castro veil and in hayward they had 33,000 customers without power due to a pg&e overload and as i said,
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with cal fire, they are bringing in more workers in case a fire takes place. >> we're primed up for having another bad bit of fire if we have the weather and we have the weather now. >> now fire officials say often- times the mixture of higher temperatures and lower humidity increases the chances of a fire. that's why they are spending their time out on patrol, making sure people are obeying those fire laws. a minor mistake could easily have an area engulfed in flames. people who have to do yard work, get it done early, because something as small as a lawnmower could start a fire. >> people mowing on hotter days like today where they could hit a rock or something like that, could cause a spark, and that could start fires. >> reporter: new cal fire also says this is a time to remember to keep the brush around your home cut back to about 100 feet for defensible space.
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also pg&e is recommending careful energy usage, that's because customers lost power during a heat related incident, so here is what they are recommending you do. keep your windows and minds closed in the morning to save cool air. turn off lights and appliances when they are not being used and reset air conditioning to run 58 degrees when out of the house and around 75 degrees when you are at home. now once again castro valley and hayward, they did get their cap power restored, so everything is smooth sailing here. once again make sure keep in mind we expect some high temperatures so stay cool as well as you can. i'm paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> thank you paul. time is now 7:32. the investigation continues into a wildfire ine bodega, that's where a volunteer firefighter was injured after touching a downed power line. the 98-acre fire was fully contained yesterday morning. it broke out saturday afternoon and burned along highway 1 near
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bodega highway. volunteer firefighter ben hacala is doing better but still in the hospital after touching a downed power line. those flames destroyed one outbuilding and two cars. 7:32 this morning. there will be a new attempt to block california's first execution in nearly five years. 56-year-old albert greenwood brown was convicted of raping and mustering a 15-year-old girl nearly 30 years ago. he is scheduled to be executed at san quentin's newly renovated death chamber 12:01:00 a.m. wednesday. this morning brown's lawyers plan to formally begin their 11th hour appeal. a number of complicated legal questions surround his scheduled execution. most of all the nation-wide shortage the drug used in lethal injection can cocktails. craig devro will have more from san quentin at 8:00. tonight the ste of georgia will make its third attempt to execute a convicted
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killer. brandon joseph road was found guilty of killing a man and his two children. two suicide attempts delayed it and says he is not mentally competent and cannot understand weather why he is being tortured. >> an inmate died at the hall of justice. isaiah downs died last september. the medical examiner report said they cuffed, shackled and subdued him after a struggle. after the restraints were taken off down es he died from as fix ya. >> they didn't rule this a homocide, they said there was an act of the deputies that caused his death. >> the sheriff's apartment apologized for the death but they believe all department procedures were properly followed. san francisco police and the
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district attorney's office is investigating. this morning oakland police are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded two people. it happened last night near the 2010 of 102nd avenue and pip pen. investigators say the man fired several shots at the two victims and then ran away. both men are expected to survive. it's still not clear what led to the gun fire. the investigation continues into a deadly officer-involved shooting in san francisco. it happened yesterday morning at the granada residence hotel on sutter streets in the tenderloin. officers went to the hotel after receiving a noise complaint. when the officer contacted the hotel resident police say that resident pulled out a weapon forcing the officer to shoot. others at the hotel have this reaction. >> i feel like it's a very unsafe place. yoo, i don't like the place. i'm getting out of here as soon as i can. >> no officers were hurt. police have not released the victim's name but several
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neighbors tell us his name was michael lee and he was in his 40s. the public will be able to weigh in today on san francisco's proposed crackdown on kids meals. and some restaurant owners say they plan to give their side of this controversy. ktvu's jade hernandez joining us now with more on this reaction. good morning jadest. >> reporter: good morning. the first public hearing on this will be held this afternoon and mcdonald's officials are holding their own briefing about an hour and a half before. they dispute that banning little toys like these in their happy meals will help fight childhood obesity. but this ban doesn't just target mcdonald's, we're live in san francisco this morning and san francisco's crackdown would encompass toys in happy meals, other fast food chains and even local restaurants, the restaurant industry has been lobbying hard against banning the popular toy giveaways outright but they want to make it illegal for kids' meals to come with prizes if it exceeds
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limits on calories, fat and salt and sugar. they require meals which come with a toy to contain half a cup of fruit and 3/4 of a cup of veggies, but all is negotiable at this point. many fear government regulation has gone too far and i just got off the phone with a spokesperson from a mcdonald's franchise, an owner and operator. listen to this. >> today mcdonald's, our customer have a lot of choices on the menu. more than 30% of my customers opt to replace apple dippers for french fries. today at mcdonald's there are a lot of healthy choices that families can make for themselves and for their kids. >> reporter: the man you just heard from is an owner and operator of a mcdonald's here in san francisco. there is also a voice of opposition coming from within city hall. mayor gavin newsom, according to his spokesperson in a san francisco chronicle article, the mayor supports kids eating better but he says dictating
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what plastic toys can be put in a cardboard box is not the right way to go about this. and of course we'll have more on this because the public hearing is scheduled for 1:00 p.m. at city hall this afternoon, reporting live, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. >> okay jade, thank you. time now 7:37. the latest survey is out on gasoline prices. it shows it held steady for almost two weeks. aaa says the national average is $2.69, 19 cents more than a year ago. now here in the bay area we're paying less than at this time last year. in san francisco drivers are pagan average $3.13 a gallon with prices in the east bay averaging about $3.05. it's actually about a dime less than last year. >> hmm. all right. it is 7:38 and let's see how much we're getting for our miles per gallon out there on the road. traffic moving nicely sal. >> my twitter feed is filling up. apparently there is a switching
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problem with the embarcadero station with muni. we're trying to get in contact can muni. but usually when you get so many tweets about something it is valid. but we're trying to confirm this. but the tweetter, tweet terse the, the tweeter folks riding muni say there are big delays for muni at embarcadero station so there's some kind of switching problem that we're going to try to confirm from you, that's the word we're getting from the viewers so we'll let you know. let's go out and look at highway 4 coming up to the willow pass grade, a little bit of slow traffic, no problems on 680. looking at the bay bridge toll plaza, no major problems on the bridge. this morning's commute is going to be okay in san
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summer is here a little late. forecasted high today could be in record setting territory. the aclu says will do if a stay of execution is not granted by tomorrow. catching up with technology. why the obama -- why they need wiretapping. >> and a man behind microsoft will present a gift to san francisco schools. a second hour of morning on 2 starts now. complete bay area news coverage continues. this is ktvu mornings on 2. >> good morning. i'm dave clark.
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it is monday, september 27. >> it is pretty hot outside. let's check in with steve to find out how hot it's going to get today. >> on this monday morning, skies are clear unless there's a few locations on the water's edge coast. skies are clear, sunny, and hot. temperatures today, near records for many, more likely towards the peninsula. a lot of 90s and 100s. now let's get to the news. >> just a half hour from from right now, attorneys for a death row inmate will ask to block his execution. a execution is supposed to happen at 12:01 on wednesday morning. kraig debro is at san quinton. >> reporter: good morning, dave. that court hearing is scheduled
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for a half hour from now. the judge has given the prison the power to stop the execution if it rejects the one drug execution method. the person that will be executed tomorrow is brown. brown was sentenced to death in 1982 for the rape and murder of a river side girl. according to the district attorney, brown pulled the girl into an orange grove and strangled her with her own shoe laces and in the coming weeks, brown tormented the family with unanimous phone calls. brown told the girl's mother that she would never see her daughter again. attorney speaking for brown will ask a stay of execution. changes to the protocall are minor. the reasons for the changes are documented and comments made at hearings were not addressed. yesterday, brown missed a 12 noon deadline to choose between a one drug execution and a
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three drug execution. he could minimize the risk of severe pain by choose ago sedative only execution. >> we don't really know for sure what the significance of this is. we are in unchartered legal territory. i assume if he took no choice, the protocall would be the one that would apply for the execution set on wednesday. >> under state law, the department of corrections itself said that it would use a three drug procedure in regulation they've spent years creating. >> and so the judge is saying you can either have your rights under the constitution protected or under state law protected, but not both. it's completely unfair. >> u.s. district court judge, jeremy halted executions. he agreed with the legal challenge of the claim procedures for a three drug cocktail aimed at killing the
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condemned. recordkeeping was bad. but, the judge is allowing the execution to proceed because of a supreme court ruling in 2008, which upheld lethal injections in kentucky and because ohio and washington states have been using one drug executions for the past year. that even presides over a lawsuit. he lists the execution. he lets the stay in the execution, but could rule in this lawsuit thatthey are unconstitutional. which we kick it up to higher courts. he is scheduled to be executed at 12:00 a.m. wednesday morning. if no stays are granted. they will have a news conference on the eastern road around 3:00 and a vigil starting at 8:00 p.m. tuesday night. reporting live, kraig debro, ktvu channel 2 news. >> we are going to continue to follow this story throughout our final hour of mornings on 2. you can get updates at any time by going to our channel 2
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website, ktvu.com. go to the death row tab. it's right near the top of the page. >> new this morning, pg&e reported leaks in gas pipelines at a much higher rate. that is according to documents obtained by the los angeles times. those records show pg&e reported 38 leaks near population centers or environmentally sensitive areas since 2004. that's more than six times the average leak rate for the nation's six other large pipeline operators. >> jackie spear returns to the san buno disaster zone to unveil her safety plan. pipelines running through earthquake zones and densely populated areas would be required to have automatic or remotely operated shutoff valves. the federal legislation would also force pipeline operators to contact all property owners living within 2,000 feet of a
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gas pipeline. we may hear details today of the state budget deal worked out by governor schwarzenegger. the big five stayed quiet over the weekend about the negotiations, but last thursday, they said they had reached a tentative agreement. the group has been meeting in the governor's office. they said they would be back in sacramento today to unveil details. >> time now, 8:05. this morning, a $1 million gift will be given to san francisco schools by the bill and melinda gates foundation with more money to follow. that money will help pay for programs to prepare students for college and also encourage them to get their degrees. san francisco is one of four cities in the country to receive this money. the gates foundation is handing out the grants to cities that have strong cooperation throughout their public schools and with colleges. also this morning, president obama outlined his ideas for improving public education in the u.s., including supporting
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a longer school year. now in an interview, the president didn't say exactly how much longer the school year should be, but he did say the u.s. students attend classes on average about a month less than kids in most other advance countries. and the president called on teachers unions to be a part of the solution to problem schools. the president said unions have often been resistant to change as they try to protect their members. the message to unions needs to be they can't defend a status quo where a third of the students are dropping out. it is 8:07 and we want to check in with sal for an update on those delays on muni. >> what happened was a signal cable was cut. there was a signal cable that was cut. i just got off the phone with paul rose. he told me they are not running
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trains outbound, but they are running trains inbound underground. that's why people have seen outbound trains stacking up outside near at&t park. they are running shuttle buses instead. inbound trains are running. they are waiting after they do their run. they are going to fix this after the morning commute. so the morning commute trains are running. they are a little behind. nothing major. no outbound trains right now under ground let's go out and i want to thank the people on twitter for alerting me to that. this is a look at westbound coming up at the bay bridge. a 15 to 20 minute delay. also this morning's commute on san francisco freeways looking good. southbound 101, looks like we have slowing coming around cesar chavez. and this morning's drive in the south bay is still very slow. 280, 85, and 101. now, here's steve. >> thank you, sir. happy monday, everybody. well, we are getting ready to crank up those temperatures. except right by the coast. there are areas where the fog is really thick. you go across the street and
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it's clear. some areas have reduced visibility. it's hot for many. 95% of the area. the coast, 70s and 80s. thick fog will be on parts of the coast. but there's a lot out there. fire danger goes up, there's not any breeze. there's high pressure building in and being strong. you can see why. look at that. when you see that, that's a sure sign right there. i'll show you. today will be the hottest day of the week. fog is there. our forecast models didn't pick up on it at all. it's there. the coast without that north, northeast wind, i mean, it will be nice. there are areas where the fog is thick. inland it will be 100. 50s have given way to 62 in san francisco. we'll go high of 84 today. there could be a few areas that could be cooler than that and some that could be warmer. our target forecast, 102 your forecasted high. temperatures inland will be up
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there. 62 already in san n jose, we ar 90 already in palm springs. 90 degrees here, lake tahoe was 36. mid 50s, sacramento in their upper 50s. 60, 70s, and 80s. sacramento is 82. it's going to be hot in southern california. a dome of high pressure is built in. so it will be nice for the coast as that gets squashed. you won't have to go far. 70s, 80s, near 90 towards santa cruz. but around the bay, peninsula, a lot of low 100s as you move inland. record highs are possible today. fog isn't going anywhere. it will start to play into that coastal forecast. that carries us into thursday and friday. dip their helicopter into the waters of lake tahoe. the navy grounded the two pilots after the incident was
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caught on tape two weeks ago. there were reports the two pilots were conducting unauthorized stunts. but now the pentagon has evidence the two pilots may have had a legitimate reason for flying at the lake. one report says it's possible the two pilots were troubleshooting some type of problem at the popular tourist destination, but no exact details were released. burning books at the pentagon. why 10,000 books were set on fire at the defense department and the pentagon says they had to do it. >> the push to win the release of two remains uc berkeley graduates. who may intervene. >> and a deadly accident involving a segway. the victim's surprising connection to the device. ah, focus group. so what are we testing here? that's our new pastrami grilled sandwich. oh, great. hey, are they happy we got rid of the rye bread?
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totally. they love our grilled artisan bread. they say it's the perfect compliment to the classic hot pastrami, melting cheese, deli mustard and pickles. awesome. hey, um what are we testing in that room? oh! nothing we were just hazin' the intern.
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that's a pretty picture. clear skies, super thick fog right by the coast. other than that, it's going to be sunny and warm. >> okay, time now is 8:14. the first big debate among the candidates for governor of california is tomorrow. and a new poll shows democrat, jerry brown, with the lead over the republican, meg whitman. the l.a. times poll found 49% of likely voters said they would support brown compared to 44% for whitman. that first debate between candidates, jerry brown and meg whitman takes place tomorrow
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evening. you can see it exclusively live right here on ktvu channel 2 beginning at 6:00 p.m. 8:14. the obama administration wants new regulations to help federal officials eves drop on online communications. ktvu's alison burns is live in our washington, d.c. bureau with why the government wants new technology to allow online wiretap. good morning, allison. >> well good morning to you, tori. after the failed bombing attempt in times square, federal investigators learned that the suspect, faisal shahzad had been communicating through a service they could not wiretap. the government's spies are struggling to keep up with the latest technology and why the new york times reports the obama administration will ask congress to okay new eves dropping rules next year. they want all communication services like skype to be technically capable of
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complying with a wiretap order. critics say it will change the future of invasion. >> it would make it very difficult for the small innovator to come up with that exciting new application that we all like to use. they would have to comply with an fbi mandate that they probably wouldn't understand if they knew about it. >> but the feds say national security is at stake. it's a debate that will likely play out in congress next year. reporting live from washington, d.c., alison burns, ktvu channel 2 news. we are learning about a book burning at the pentagon. the defense department says it bought and destroyed all 10,000 cop miss of operation dark heart because it revealed military secrets. the book was written by an army reserve officer about his special mission in afghanistan. the officer says he got approval from the army before sending his manuscript to a publisher. >> we made sure that nothing in the way of technical
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information relating to frequencies, technology, or anything that could actually give the enemy an advantage, that was completely off limits. >> the publisher changed some sensitive information and is printing a second addition of the book. >> time now, 8:16. a 6.1 earthquake hit iran a little while ago this morning. iranian hit a remote mountain area about 600 miles southwest of tehran. there's no word at this point of damage or injuries, but rescue teams are headed to this area. seven years ago, a 6.3 quake killed 31,000 people. and destroyed the historic city. also, efforts continued this morning to try to win the release of the two remaining uc berkeley grads jailed in iran. delegation is expected to travel to iran to fight for the release of shane bower and josh. officials were key players in
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getting sarah shard released earlier this month. opens a two-day meeting today. the oil spill commission will look at the use of chemical dispursements, a moratorium on deep water drilling and how government officials responded to the disaster. some people in wisconsin are hoping a levee will hold and they'll have homes to return to. the wisconsin river is cresting this morning about four feet over the flood level. a levee holding that water is on the verge of collapse. water has already flooded a major roadway into the town of portage and many have evacuated. the thunderstorms last week flooded them. the water is expected to recede by wednesday. the first of three rescue capsuled arrived at a mine, 33 miners are trapped underground. the so-called phoenix capsule is designed to hold a single
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miner at the time and just wide enough to be sent down and then up an escaped tunnel. it has its own air supply. the government hopes to free the miners by early november. >> time now, 8:18, a wild story. the multimillionaire owner of the company that makes the segway has died in an accident involving a segway. police in northern england say 62-year-old james was pulled out of the river yesterday. apparently after going over a cliff. a segway was found nearby. he bought the new hampshire based segway company last december. >> south koreaen car maker, hyundai is recalling sedans because of a problem with the steering system. many 2011 model year cars have a steering connection. they will inspect the parts, replace the power steering software for free.
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owners of effective cars, you'll start getting postcards about the problem starting next month. >> 8:19. southwest airlines is looking east. we'll have this morning's big business news. >> and a leading highway safety group weighs in on the campaign to ban all cell phones used in cars. >> there's a delay at the toll plaza, but also a delay on muni. we'll tell you what the problem is and what they are doing to fix it.
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good morning. welcome back. southwest airlines announced a big deal of $1.4 billion deal to expand into several new markets. southwest is buying airtran which mostly serves the east coast. the deal gives the airline more access to major markets, including new york city and boston as well as getting them into airports where they don't operate now. early this morning, unileaver is paying $3.7 billion to buy alberto culver company. the beauty product company that makes brands, including noxeema and v05. it makes products under the dove, ponds, and sunsilk labels. 8:23. a leading highway safety group will not join the campaign for
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a total ban on cell phone use in cars. the gornor's highway safety association was considering calling for a ban on all cell phone use while on the highway. that would include hands-free cell phones. members were alarmed by a major new study. they have soared in recent years. the group doubts a total ban could be effectively enforced. >> caltran plans to update suicide prevention signs along its tracks as part of a new nationwide study. it will put up 250 new signs along a 10-mile stretch that includes mountain view, and menlo park. calls to the phone number on the signs will be tracked to see if they help prevent suicides. they will replace an older set of signs for the phone number that includes the word, suicide. the problem with that, many cell phones only have numbers on the key pad, not letters. eleven people committed suicide on cal train tracks last year.
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>> time now is 8:24. let's go to sal. they figured out the problem with muni? >> there's no service day, from the station out to west portal. as a matter of fact, they are running buses. if you do the countercommute, you take the train out to west portal, you'll have to take a special shuttle bus instead. along all the stops. inbound trains are running. they are delayed because of signal cable was cut between civic center and montgomery. they will fix this after the commute. let's go to the bay bridge toll plaza and all the other toll plazas and bridges. west bay bound bridge, a little slow. san mateo and richmond bridge traffic looking pretty good. today's weather looks like it could be a good one. >> thank you, sir. it does unless you don't like the heat. for some of you, anything over 75 is too hot. if you are inland, you won't like this forecast. if you like the sunny and warmer weather, today is the day. even in the city, temperatures
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could go anywhere from the upper 60s. there's a little bit of fog out there. 84 officially in san francisco. 94 is the record. 1984. oakland is 92. not that far off from a record, 95 in 1973. santa rosa will be around 3. that's 100 degrees. 103, 1963. mountain view, folks down there, if you hit 94, that will be a record, but 94 is the forecasted high. 92, 1999 the record. and san jose, 99. so it will be close. many of the higher el elevations are sitting in the upper 80s. this is a half hour old, 57. financial district, those are 63. also in the low 60s. 36 tahoe. 90 pam springs. 82lax. it is hot in southern california and you can see why. that is a strong high pressure system which is built in. so sunday was a little bit cooler by the coast. it was still sunny and warm.
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it will be hotter away from the coast. some of that fog could make it cooler for some. you don't have to go far to find blue sky. nice by the coast, patchy fog will be hanging a while. 70s, 80s by the beaches. 100s for everyone else. tomorrow will be hot inland. that fog isn't going anywhere. it will start a cooling trend and carry into everyone. >> okay, there was a jet skiing excursion that went very wrong. the rescue operation was trickier because of when it happened. also, if you are itching for answers, health officials know what is causing a nasty brash for beach goers in alameda. >> good morning, i'm jade hernandez. the city of san francisco is looking to ban small toys in kids meals. find out why opposition is speaking out.
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well, already 63 in san francisco. very still, very calm, except for some very thick fog for parts of the coast. it's going to be sunny and warm, possible records with 90s and 100. >> steve, time now is 8:29. the hot weather steve is talking about has a lot of peopleed about fire danger and heat related power outages. paul chambers is in hayward now. they have major problems over the weekend, didn't they, paul? >> that that is true. hayward and castro valley. 33,000 customers for pg&e without power due to a system overload. and of course, as this weather continues to heat up, cal fire says they will bring on extra crews to keep them on stand by just in case of a wild fire. >> you know, we are primed up for having another bad bit of
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fire if we have the weather. we have the weather now. >> now fire officials say oftentimes a mixture of higher temperatures and lower humidity greatly increases the chance of a fire. that's why members of cal fire, santa clara unit are spending their time out on patrol, making sure people are obeying fire laws. dry grass coupled with the high level, carelessness, or a minor mistake could have an entire area engulfed in flames. that's why cal fire recommends people who do yard work or things around the house get it done early, because something as small as a lawn mower could start a fire. >> they hit a rock or something like that and cause a spark. >> now cal fire also says this is a good time to remember to keep the brush cut back to 100 feet. now that pg&e power outage happened because of results of people using a lot of energy and it was a heat related
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equipment failure at its substation. now with that in mind, pg&e are making a few recommendations for customers. keep your windows and blinds closed to save the cool air. turn off lights and appliances when they aren't being used and reset air-conditioning to around 85 degrees when out of the house and around 75 degrees when you are at home. live in hayward, i'm paul chambers, ktvu channel 2 news. >> all right, thank you, paul. it is 8:32. the investigation continues into a wild fire where a volunteer firefighter was injured after touching a downed power line. the 98-acre fire was fully contained yesterday morning. started saturday afternoon and burned along highway 1. volunteer firefighter, ben hacala is doing better, but remains in a san francisco hospital after touching that downed power line. one outbuilding and two cars. an unusual rescue took place in the delta early this morning. the coast guard received a call
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about two stranded jet skiers. seaweed had disabled their engines near bethel island. they were able to call for help with a cell phone. it was tricky to determine their location because it was dark. they were picked up by a rescue boat. they were a little cold, but unarmed. police are searching for the gunman who shot and wounded two people last night. this happened near 102nd avenue. the man fired several shots at the two victims, then ran away. both of those shooting victims are expected to survive and the investigation continues. there is another investigation into a deadly officer involved shooting in san francisco. this happened yesterday morning at the grenada residence hotel on cutter street in the tenderloin. police say officers went to the hotel after getting a noise complaint. when the police contacted the hotel resident, police say that
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resident pulled out a weapon and forced the officer to shoot. others at the hotel reacted this way. >> i have a lot of concerns about living here. it's a very safe place. i don't like the place at all. i'm getting out of here as soon as i can. >> no police officers were hurt in the incident. police have not yet told us the victim's name. several neighbors told us the victim was my michael lee. >> an inmate died in custody after san francisco's hall of justice. 31-year-old isaiah died last september. sheriff deputies cuffed, shackled, and subdued him after a struggle. after the restraints were taken off, downs stopped breathing. the medical examiner says he died from asphyxia. >> they did a little homicide, they ruled it was an act of the
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deputies that caused isaiah's death. >> the sheriff's department apologized for the death in a statement, but says it believes all department procedures were properly followed. san francisco police and the district attorney are investigating. time now, 8:34. san francisco's proposed crackdown on kids meals could run into some tough opposition today. ktvu's jade hernandez is at city hall now with reaction to the city's controversial plan. good morning. >> good morning. the first public hearing on this proposal will be held here at city hall later this afternoon. but mcdonald officials are holding their own briefing about an hour and a half beforehand. banning their small toys like this strawberry short cake inside of their happy meals will actually help fight childhood obesity. in fact, they say that this ban would not do that at all. now this ban wouldn't just target mcdonald's. it would target other fast food chains and local restaurants. santa clara adopted a similar
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law, but it only covers unincorp. rated parts of the county. the restaurant industry has been lobbying hard against banning the popular toy give aways. the city wants to make it illegal for kids meals to come with prizes. the proposal requires meals which come with a toy to contain a half a cup of fruit and 3/4 of a cup of veggies. all are negotiableable. many fear government regulation has gone too far. we spoke to a franchise owner and operator about an hour ago by phone. >> our customers and children have a lot of options on the menu. they opt to replace french fries with apple dippers and opt to replace a carbonated beverage with juice or milk. today, there are a lot of healthy choices that families can make for themselves and for their kids. >> it's really -- that's the main purpose why people are
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eating, bringing their kids there. the food isn't nutritious, then that's a good way, too. so i don't really have a strong opinion one way or the other. >> a voice of opposition is coming from within city hall as well. mayor gavin newsom, the mayor supports kids eating better, but he says, dictating what plastic toys can be put in a card board box is not the right way to achieve that. the first public hearing is scheduled for this afternoon at 1:00 p.m. here at city hall and mcdonald's will have a nutritionist and the owner out here later this morning. they plan to oppose this proposal. reporting live, jade hernandez, ktvu channel 2 news. thank you, jade. it is 8:37. we have breaking sports news right now. the nfl network is reporting the 49ers have fired their offensive coordinator, jimmy ray. the decision follows san francisco's miserable 31-10 loss to the kansas city chief
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yesterday. the 49ers have lost their first three games. many picked the 49ers to win, but go to sal, who is a big sports fan. 0-3. >> as you start 0-3, there's been one or a couple teams that have gone on to win the super bowl. i think to be in the super bowl, the chargers were in it after an 0-3 start, but not looking good. let's take a look at the commute now. muni, even though all the trains are not running outbound, they say the inbound trains are still running. i just got off the phone a little while ago. the trains are running inbound. outbound you have to get a bus out to west portal. most people are coming inbound. they will have this problem fixed long before the afternoon commute. let's go outside and take a look at northbound 101. a lot of slow traffic approaching the 80 split and
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getting into the downtown area. southbound 101 pretty slow as you see getting up to the ups building. bay bridge beginning to get better now. it is backed up for a 15 minute wait. nothing too bad. maybe 10 minutes. it looks like it's getting better. and this morning's drive, you will see some slow traffic here on 101, 280, and look at 85 down there. 85 there's a crash. look at all the red on 101 and look at all the red on 280. we are still in the heart of this commute for the south bay. here is steve. >> thank you, sir. and very happy monday, everybody. except for some really thick fog, right? right on the water's edge. you can go across the street and it will be sunny. there are pockets of thick fog. it won't go far, but for many, it will be warm to hot to record hot. that's the headline. the warmest day of the week looks to be today. inland 90s and 100s. some thick fog should not last very long. fire danger goes up, not because of wind, but look at
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that. i mean it's been a long time since seeing a building where you can see it. that's why i show this. look at that driving northward. there lies a hot forecast and some of the temperatures yesterday, they will be hotter today. santa rosa was 97. we'll go 100. oakland, 92. 84 in san francisco. we could see 70 to 88 in the city. 62 already. but temperatures starting to warm up fast. a lot of 60s and lows were in the 50s, but now we are warming. 90 in palm springs. 92 at lax. it's hot in southern california and that's a strong, strong high that is built in and continues to build in. it will be nice by the coast. most of the coast should have sun. there's thick fog hanging on there. 70s and 80s to near 90. it won't matter. 90s, low, mid, to upper. and some of these will be record highs for the day. fog will hang out by the coast.
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even on tuesday. it will be hot away and a cooling trend starts. back to dave and tori. >> it is 8:40. there are new details about an invasive snail in the bay area and how it is affecting swimmers at an alameda beach. the problem involves a parasite or a flat worm that lives on a japanese bubble snail. the cents for disease control and prevention now says the parasite is the caws of a nasty rash that swimmers have been complaining about for years. it's believed the snail was brought to the bay area by a cargo shift in the 1990s. >> interesting. why some students you may not like president obama's plan to reform education. >> plus, documents could raise safety concerns ability pipelines and pg and he recollects. and jaycee dugard writing
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her memoir. the details she plans to reveal.
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die at san quinton at 12:01 wednesday. this will be california's first execution in five years. also this morning, president obama said he wants to see a longer school year as one way to improve public education. u.s. students attend classes on average about a month less than children in most other advanced countries. and this morning, congresswoman will go back to the san bruno pipeline disaster zone. she will announce her safety plan. under her plan, pipelines running through earthquake zones and through densely populated areas would have to have automatic or remote controlled shutoff valves. 8:45 this morning. pg&e is reporting leaks in gas pipelines at a much higher rate than the nation's other pipeline operators. that's according to documents obtained by the los angeles times.
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good morning. >> this suggests that complaints by pg&e workers that there are not enough people to deal with pg&e's 46,000 miles of big, medium, and tiny gas pipelines may be justified. >> in the last six years, pg&e had 46 leaks. those pipelines are located in urban locations or environmentally sensitive areas, which define pretty much all of the bay area. pg&e said its maintenance and leak response efforts are adequate. >> whenever we find something that needs to be addressed, we aren't going to wait. we aren't going to put on a list. we are going to take immediate action and take care of it right away. > an analysis says it is six times greater than the average of other pipeline operators and by comparison, another major utility, southern california gas, has only about a third of the leaks found in the pg&e system. in fact says the l.a. times, while other systems
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experienced a third fewer leaks. leaks in pg&e system have been increasing. part of the troubles may be attributable to subtle land movements. those are common in the bay area's rolling hillsides. and, soils, which are harsh to pipelines over the decades. and, consistent jostling of the system from our highly active seismic area. the puncturing pipelines because they did not know of them or detect them despite systems in place to avoid that. nonetheless, federal investigators will pour through pg&e's maintenance records and staffing to see if what it does really is adequate, but that's going to take months. and an unanimous letter i received from someone proporting to be a knowledgeable pg&e employee suggests it may not be and we are checking out all of that. reporting live, i'm tam vacar, ktvu channel 2 news. tori. >> 8:47.
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simon announced that kidnapped victim, jaycee dugard is writing her memoir which is due out next year. dugard has been living in seclusion with her two daughters and mother for just over a year now. in her book, dugard will reveal details about the 18 years she spent in captivity in a backyard compound. she will also talk about what her life is like now. convicted sex offender, phillip garrido and his wife, nancy, are accused of holding jaycee captive since she was 11 years old. time now, 8:48. police in contra costa county are searching for a door to door carpet cleaner. she described as a person of interest in the sexual assault of a female. police describe him as a white man about 6 feet tall between 20 and 30 years old with a full beard. now the assault happened 11 days ago. it was the fourth reported attack at that apartment complex in recent weeks. >> in san francisco, there's a new push to require that all
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dna evidence collected from sexual assault cases be processed. the examiner reports the san francisco police commissioner and supervisor are backing this new legislation. under the proposed law, dna samples would have to be tested. even if the suspect confesses or the victim didn't want to press charges. the idea is to get alleged suspects into the system so investigators can keep track on their history. 8:49. the pastor of a megachurch in georgia made his first public comments about sexual misconduct allegations against him. bishop eddie long spoke before parishioners. he said he would fight them. >> i want you to know one other thing. i feel like david against
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goliath. but i got five rocks and i haven't thrown one yet. four men filed lawsuits last week claiming long used his standing and gifts to cohearse them into sexual relations when they were 17 or 18 years old. time now, 8:49. despite the heated arguments over the hiring of the illegal farm workers. new evidence americans don't want those jobs. since january, california farmers posted job ads for more than 1100 farm worker positions. to date, just 233 u.s. citizens and legal residents have applied for those jobs. now according to the labor department, more than half of all u.s. farm workers are illegal. some claim higher wages and better working conditions would attract more workers. well, a top house democrat is criticizing comedian, stephen colbert's appearance before congressional committee last week where he talked about
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undocumented farm workers. colbert's testimony, which was loaded with jokes and sarcasm was inappropriate. >> what he had to say, i think was not the way it should have been said. if he had a position on the issues, he should have given those issues and not think, i may ask my personal opinion. >> colbert spent a day working alongside farm workers. it was part of a campaign. he was invited by bay area congresswoman, zoe to testify about his experience. >> nine minutes before 9:00. just as people are starting to make holiday travel plans, some airline fees are up more than 50%. u.s.a. today compared today's fees from 13 u.s. airlines. passengers say the most annoying fee is the ones to check luggage, which costs on average $24. check one bag. there is a new call for
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airlines to reimburse that fee. if your luggage is lost. but not surprisingly, airlines are fighting that proposal. >> we are about to tell you how some armed men in black caused some tense moments at one bay area airport. >> thousands of people spent the day at the beach over the weekend, picking up trash and wait until you hear what volunteers say was the strangest thing they found.
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it is 8:54. over the week, two armed men dressed in black created some tense moments at the international airport in san jose. nervous witnesses say the men approached the information desk saturday afternoon to inquire about a flight from dallas. they had assault rifles strapped across their chest with handguns in their holsters. turns out the two men were security agents from the livermore lab. they came to the airport to pick up a coworker. >> scary moments for 60 passengers on a commuter plane forced to make an emergency landing in new york city. >> brace for impact. >> stay down. heads down. stay down. >> that's a flight attendant calling down the instructions and this is cell phone video taken by a passenger. sparks flew outside the window as the plane slammed on the runway. the plane was headed from white plains, new york, to atlanta. no one was hurt. the delta flight was operated by atlanta southeast airlines,
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which says faulty landing gear was to blame. 8:55. still figuring out how much trash was picked up saturday during the 26th annual california coastal cleanup day. more than 73,000 volunteers headed for beaches, lakes, and rivers to take part. reports now in from 70% of the cleanup sites say volunteers picked up 841-tons of trash. in richmond alone, volunteers collected 3700 pounds of trash from the water's edge. the strangest thing they found anywhere in the state was in yolo county. volunteer found a dead cow in a bag. well in just about an hour from right now. the golden state warriors will make official what many fans have been talking about for days. the team expected to announce don nelson won the most nba victories is retiring as head coach. he will be replaced by his assistant. after that news conference, the
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warriors kick off their training camp. the warriors have nine new names on the roster. >> movie fans invested heavily on the wall street money never sleeps. in the movie's premier week. douglas returns as gordon gecko in the original was famous as saying greed is good. wall street took in $19 million, but that was less than many industry insiders expected. legend of the guardians was second, rounding out the top five. easy a and you again. >> you know what? it is sal again. >> it's sal again, he is coming back. >> it's still slow in the south bay. >> yes, it is. you know, it's not a good commute there. i want to show you 280 northbound and southbound, really bad there. especially southbound. everyone is back to school, back to work. let's move along and take a look. the bay bridge is improving if you have the luxury of waiting. there's no crash soon, it
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should be cleared out. and this morning's san francisco commute is bad. now we had some muni problems, hope people didn't decide to drive instead. here is steve. >> warm to hot today. temperatures close to records for some and by the coast, 70s, a little bit of fog over there. for many, it's sunny and getting warm. we'll have more of the same on tuesday. and for everybody, thursday and friday. >> today is the main day. >> okay. hot one. all right, that will do it for us. stay cool, everyone. >> bye now.
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